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Tesla Model S P100D does 2.7-second 0-60 run in the rain

Tesla Model S P100D is lightning quick even in the rain

Weight low? Check. All-wheel drive? Check. Motors inhibited only by a friction coefficient—not by available power—and your courage? Check. All three mean that you have a vehicle ready to throw down some seriously quick acceleration times. That's the setup under the skin of the Tesla... read more

October 19, 2016 by
Drifting a Tesla Model S

Yes, electric cars can drift, make donuts: here's the video proof

The Tesla [NSDQ:TSLA] Model S is one surprisingly mean machine. Now that there's a P100D version out there, we're truly pushing the boundaries of what we think an electric... read more September 27, 2016 by

2016 Tesla Model S P100D on the drag strip

Tesla Model S P100D does 0-60 in 2.5 s, quarter-mile in the 10s

The 100-kilowatt-hour electric car has arrived in the form of the Tesla [NSDQ:TSLA] Model S P100D, and boy is it quick. The folks from DragTimes got access to one of the... read more September 25, 2016 by

Tesla 8.0 software update

Here’s what’s new with Tesla's 8.0 software update

Tesla [NSDQ:TSLA] on Wednesday started beaming out its version 8.0 over-the-air software update to its customers’ Model S and Model X vehicles. As the company outlined... read more September 23, 2016 by

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Industry take on Tesla P100D ranges from tepid to terrible

Tesla announced Tuesday that its increased battery capacity for its Model S and Model X meant the car could go farther, faster than ever before. The response from several... read more August 24, 2016 by

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Tesla unveils Model S P100D, proclaims it the fastest accelerating car you can buy

What's more than ludicrous speed? Apparently, it's the new Tesla Model S P100D, announced today by company CEO Elon Musk. Capable of sprinting from a complete stop to 60 mph... read more August 23, 2016 by

Hertz Tests Evatran Wireless Electric Car Charging

Wireless charging coming soon to Tesla Model S

Imagine driving a car and never having to think about refueling or charging it. That's not far from reality, says Evatran, which has developed a charging pad for the Tesla... read more August 22, 2016 by

Tesla Model S, Rimac Concept_One and Ferrari LaFerrari drag race

Rimac Concept_One destroys Ferrari LaFerrari, Tesla Model S in acceleration test

We all know electric cars are quick off the line but it seems even the quickest internal combustion cars don’t hold a candle to the new generation of battery-powered... read more August 17, 2016 by

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Tesla P100D option for Model S, Model X show up in Dutch database

Type approval for the Tesla Motors [NSDQ:TSLA] Model S and Model X in Europe reveal that the next step up in performance for the popular electric sedan and SUV will be in the... read more August 15, 2016 by

Tesla Model S P90D runs 10s at the drag strip

Tesla Model S P90D runs 10s at the drag strip

A YouTube channel with the name of Tesla Racing Channel has posted a video showing a Model S breaking into the 10-second range at a quarter-mile drag strip. The car is a... read more August 10, 2016 by

Tesla Model S owner talks about some do's and don't with the Autopilot system

The Do's and Don'ts of Tesla's Autopilot system

The Tesla Model S has a feature you all know about. It's called Autopilot, which is a poor name for a system that is still essentially in its beta testing phase. I say "poor... read more July 22, 2016 by

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Fatal crash in Florida is first reported Tesla Autopilot death

An Ohio man is dead after the Tesla Model S he was riding in crashed into a semi-truck on May 7, Florida Highway Patrol officials confirmed. According to witnesses and... read more July 2, 2016 by

Tesla Model S testing collision avoidance with human guinea pig

Human guinea pig employed in amateur Tesla Model S testing

Tesla has engineered some great features into its Model S sedan. There's the Summon command, which brings your Model S to you on its own. Additionally, there's the AutoPilot... read more June 29, 2016 by

Updated Tesla Model S conversion kit from Unplugged Performance

Make your Model S resemble refreshed car with Unplugged Performance kit

Unplugged Performance, a tuning company that exclusively deals with Tesla Motors [NSDQ:TSLA] products, has released a conversion kit that allows existing Model S owners to... read more June 16, 2016 by


LAPD picks BMW i3 over Tesla Model S: Here's why

The Los Angeles Police Department will buy 100 BMW i3 electric cars for non-emergency use. The LAPD announced plans for this order last year, when it took delivery of an i3... read more June 13, 2016 by

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Musk: 37 of 40 Tesla Model S suspension complaints were fraudulent

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration recently examined the suspension of the Tesla Motors [NSDQ:TSLA] Model S after receiving a number of complaints about parts... read more June 12, 2016 by


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